The San Diego Chapter is very proud to have selected Maj Derek Abbey, USMC, (Ret) as our Chapter’s 2016 Veteran of the Year and to nominate him for the San Diego County Veteran of the Year program. Derek’s ongoing service to veterans are life-changing. Some of the organizations Derek is involved in are: Zero8Hundred, Military Ally Program, Bent Prop Project, and Hero Club.
November 4, 2016 was the 2016 San Diego County Veteran of the Year Recognition Luncheon. The chapter was very proud to be Gold Sponsors for the event. Congratulations to our 2016 Veteran of the Year Nominee, Derek Abbey, as well as the other 14 Veteran of the Year Nominations.
November 29, 2016, Maj Derek Abbey was proudly recognized by The Military Order of the World Wars, San Diego Chapter as their 2016 Veteran of the Year at his work place, Veteran Center Hahn University Center, USD.